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Safari Books Online    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Electronic books in computer science, information technology, and related fields from O'Reilly and Associates and Pearson Technology Associates.


Sanborn Historic Maps 
Coverage: 1867-1970

Large-scale street plans of Ohio communities, produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company between 1867 and 1970.


Saskia Art History Images 


Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1980 - present

Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI) provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references from more than 5700 of the world's leading professional scientific research journals. The ISI Citation Databases collectively index more than 8,000 high quality, peer-reviewed journals cover-to-cover, providing complete bibliographic data, searchable author abstracts (science and social sciences), and cited references. Researchers can search the citation data (the footnotes of each article), taking a known, relevant paper and finding other, more recent papers that cite it. Subjects covered include, but are not limited to: Agriculture & Food Technology. Astronomy. Behavioral Sciences. Biochemistry. Biology. Biomedical Sciences. Biotechnology. Chemistry. Computer science. Dentistry. Ecology. Electronics. Engineering. Environmental sciences. Genetics. Geography. Geology. Instrumentation. Materials science. Mathematics. Medicine. Neuroscience. Nuclear science. Pharmacology. Physics. Plant sciences. Psychiatry & Psychology. Statistics & Probability. Technology & Applied Science. Veterinary sciences. Zoology. Updated weekly.


Science Online    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines. Science Online offers essays on major topics and issues in science and technology; images, videos, and animations; experiments and activities; biographies; definitions; news articles; a chronology of science history; and national and state science education standards-based content.


Science Reference Center    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Newly added to our lists; description coming soon.


Scopus

Discontinued as of January 31, 2014.


Scripps Papers    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1868-1926

E. W. Scripps Papers, 1868-1926 is a growing collection of letters and photos from the Scripps Manuscript Collection at Ohio University. Edward Willis Scripps (1854-1926) was a businessman and journalist associated with the founding of the Scripps Howard chain of newspapers and the United Press International independent news gathering company. The Scripps papers are part of the Historic & Archival Digital Media collections of the OhioLINK Digital Media Center.


Searchasaurus (for elementary and middle school students)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Searchasaurus is a colorful, easy-to-use search interface to the EBSCO databases for elementary and middle school students. Searchasaurus provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Lexile limiters allow searchers to specify the reading level of materials retrieved.


Shock and Vibration Digest    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Newly added to our lists; description coming soon…


Short Story Index    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Newly added to our lists; description coming soon…


Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1980 - present

Social Sciences Citation Index, published by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the social sciences. It provides access to over 1,700 of the world’s leading scholarly social sciences journals, spanning more than 50 disciplines. Because the record for each article includes the article’s bibliography, or cited reference list, you can also search the database for articles that cite a known author or work. The search interface at this web site also provides access to Science Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Updated weekly.


Social Work Abstracts    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1965-present

Social Work Abstracts offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the database provides indexing and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.


SocINDEX    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1895-present

SocINDEX is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.


Sociological Collection    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Newly added to our lists; description coming soon…


SPORTDiscus    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1800-present.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text offers comprehensive, bibliographic and full text coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 230 full text titles. In addition, SPORTDiscus with Full Text also contains over 650,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages. Click here for more info.


Sports Nutrition Care Manual NEW!    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Provides research-based nutrition information written by authors who are board certified as specialists in sports dietetics. Published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association. Note: we have a limited number of users for this database. Please select the logout option before you leave your session. When the limit is reached, a username and password prompt will be displayed. If this happens, simply wait 15 minutes and then try the link again.


Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy includes articles on people, concepts, books, and other topics in philosophy. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic reference work. Each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public


Statistical Universe (LexisNexis)

See reference to Proquest Statistical Insight.


Student Research Center - grades 6-12 

Student Research Center (grades 6-12) is a search interface designed for students in grades 6 through 12. SRC provides students in secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools to easily obtain the information that they need from their EBSCO databases. Students can easily pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included with their search. They can also search their databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.